Proven partnership provides global reach for A10 Networks’ service provider customers
SAN JOSE, Calif. – May 4, 2015 – A10 Networks (NYSE: ATEN), a technology leader in application networking, announced today that World Wide Technology (WWT), a market-leading systems integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions to clients throughout the world, has been promoted to A10 Affinity Platinum status: the top tier in the A10 Affinity partner program. WWT formally joined the A10 Affinity partner program in 2014, and this promotion to Platinum status is the result of significant new joint investments, wins, and revenue throughout 2014 and early 2015.
The combination of A10 Networks’ solutions and WWT’s global integration and services capabilities provides a powerful, flexible, and cost-effective total solution for joint clients, with a special focus on emerging telecommunications service providers. In addition to reselling the full suite of A10’s application networking solutions, the agreement allows WWT to resell A10 professional services and develop its own custom services for A10 solutions. A10 is featured in the WWT Advanced Technology Center (ATC), a collaborative ecosystem to design, build, demonstrate and deploy innovative technology products and integrated solutions for WWT’s customers and partners. Highly credentialed subject matter experts leverage the ATC in order to demonstrate how products, applications and architectures work together in next-generation environments to solve real-world challenges.
“WWT has worked diligently to become a Platinum member of A10 Networks’ partner community and we’re thrilled with this promotion,” said Mr Kraig Ecker, Director of Emerging Service Providers at WWT. “We have enjoyed a series of excellent joint wins with A10 Networks and we look forward to many more. WWT’s customers benefit from the performance, features, and cost-effectiveness of A10’s technology and we look forward to continuing our successful global partnership.”
A10 and WWT have worked together for several years, selling joint solutions to leading service provider and other customers across multiple verticals, including software, web 2.0, managed hosting provider, and financial services companies. WWT’s extensive integration, services and international logistics capabilities are proven to be an ideal complement to the A10 solutions portfolio, providing superior value for joint clients.
“Our fast-growing partnership with WWT represents a major expansion of A10’s global sales capabilities.” said Ms Kirsten Young, VP of Global Channels for A10 Networks. “Besides having a broad base of loyal customers, WWT is a well-respected systems integrator, known for providing expert solutions and strategies for its customers. Together, A10 and WWT will bring an extensive choice of services and support to customers around the world, and we are excited to be working with them.”
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A10 Networks is a leader in application networking, providing a range of high-performance application networking solutions that help organizations ensure that their data center applications and networks remain highly available, accelerated and secure. Founded in 2004, A10 Networks is based in San Jose, Calif., and serves customers globally with offices worldwide. For more information, visit www.a10networks.com
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World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT) is a systems integrator with nearly $7 billion in annual revenue that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions to large public and private organizations. The company brings to market a powerful blend of knowledge, infrastructure and technology to help its customers discover, evaluate, architect and implement technology products and solutions. Based in St. Louis, WWT works closely with industry leaders including Boeing (NYSE: BA); Dell (NASDAQ: DELL); Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO); EMC (NYSE: EMC); HP (NYSE: HPQ); AT&T Inc. (NYSE: ATT); VMware (NYSE: VMW); Citrix Systems, Inc.; NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP); Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and the U.S. Air Force. WWT employs more than 3,000 people and operates over 2 million square feet of warehousing, distribution and integration space in more than 20 facilities throughout the world. For more information about World Wide Technology, visit www.wwt.com.